noun, plural prop·y·la [prop-uh-luh]. /ˈprɒp ə lə/.
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The really ancient part of the structure begins with the rows of sphinxes which border the road behind the propylon.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot
Champollion and some architects suppose that they stood before a propylon.The Overland Guide-book|James Barber
The second type of propylon differs from the first in having a very much smaller doorway in comparison with its total mass.
Judging from the scenes and inscriptions which accompany it, Champollion thought this represented a propylon at the Ramesseum.
The train had halted before a vast propylon of rose-coloured granite.The Infernal Marriage|Benjamin Disraeli